Top 25 Most Pawpular Pet Names
Have you ever asked yourself, what’s in a pet’s name? Naming a furry friend can be a fun but difficult task for some pet parents. Whether a name roots from a classic name such as Lucky or is a little different than the norm, I think we can all agree that we’d do anything for our fur babies especially if they go missing.
Over 1,000 lost or found pets are reported to PawBoost daily so just think about how many names can accumulate over time. We took a sample of about 138,000 pet names and pulled the top 25 most pawpular names in our database:
1. Bella is 1.14% of our Lost & Found
Famous Usage: Bella Swan from the Twilight series and Charles Dickens’ character in Mutual Friend.
2. Max is .093% of our Lost & Found
Meaning: ‘large spring’ and can be short for Maximus
Famous Usage: Bionic Woman’s German Shepherd and Daily Planet editor, Perry White’s cat in Superman comics.
3. Luna is .075% of our Lost & Found
Famous Usage: Sailor Moon’s cat Luna.
4. Buddy is .062% of our Lost & Found
Meaning: Buddy comes from Budd, ‘the welcome messenger’
Famous Usage: Buddy, from Elf the movie and singer Buddy Holly.
5. Charlie is .060% of our Lost & Found
Meaning: Charlie comes from Charles, which means ‘strong and manly’
Famous Usage: Charlie Brown is the main character in the comic strip Peanuts and Charlie Chaplin is a legendary actor.
You can look up the meaning behind your fur baby’s name here 🙂